Sarah Sands became Deputy Chair in September 2022, and is currently Acting Chair.
Sarah has edited two newspapers, The Sunday Telegraph and The Evening Standard and is a former editor of BBC Radio 4's Today programme.
She is an honorary fellow of Goldsmiths College, University of London and of Lucy Cavendish College Cambridge. She has been a trustee of Index on Censorship. She is currently a board member of the Berkeley Group, a board member of Channel 4, a partner at Hawthorn Advisors and a trustee of the Science Museum Group.
She sits on the G7 gender equality advisory council, having chaired it in 2021.